SOAD/Deftones Tour
2012-04-23 by Jeremy Bentham | 98 Comments

System of a Down have announced a new slate of U.S. dates with support from Deftones.

August 2, 2012: Susquehanna Bank Center – Philadelphia, PA

August 4, 2012: PNC Center – Holmdel Township, NJ

August 5, 2012: Nikon at Jones Beach – Wantagh, NY

August 7, 2012: Verizon Center - Washington, DC

August 9, 2012: Comcast Center – Boston, MA

August 11, 2012: Heavy MTL Festival - Montreal, QC

August 12, 2012: Heavy TO Festival – Toronto, ON

August 14, 2012: DTE Energy Amphitheater – Detroit, MI

August 15, 2012: Allstate Arena – Chicago, IL

www.systemofadown.com/system-of-a-down-with-special-guest-deftones/

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FadedSun
April 23rd 2012

1243 Comments


Comcast Center isn't in Boston! Liars.

vivacarter
April 23rd 2012

21 Comments


ahhhhhhhh this is so sick

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
April 23rd 2012

49788 Comments


wow

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BassDemon333
April 23rd 2012

3350 Comments


No FL dates fml

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
April 23rd 2012

16134 Comments


Time to party like it's 1999!

cvlts
April 23rd 2012

8954 Comments


bullshit east coast tour

chambered69
April 23rd 2012

1253 Comments


awesome

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
April 23rd 2012

49788 Comments


SOAD are from LA what the fuck

Texture
April 23rd 2012

40 Comments


No GA or NC dates?

Uncle Fjuckers.


Spec
April 23rd 2012

27053 Comments


That'd be a pretty good show.

macadoolahicky
April 23rd 2012

1835 Comments


o.O

TenSecondsToThink
April 23rd 2012

1207 Comments


Sadly only in NA. =(((

bloc
April 23rd 2012

34669 Comments


Damn, I hate SOAD but love Tones. Might go to the Toronto date though.

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Annayalater
April 23rd 2012

192 Comments


COME TO NC!

theacademy
April 23rd 2012

28232 Comments


this will almost assuredly mark my return to the PNC or the Nikon.

Manqaness24
April 23rd 2012

128 Comments


I am going i live in Missouri so Chicago is not as bad.

accompliceofmydeath
April 23rd 2012

4170 Comments


Git yer nu metal on kids

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
April 23rd 2012

49788 Comments


not nu metal but ok

macadoolahicky
April 23rd 2012

1835 Comments


o.O

heyadam
April 23rd 2012

1704 Comments


Definitely going to the Detroit date

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oltnabrick
April 23rd 2012

30112 Comments


Im there. No way am I missing this. I missed Deftones everytime on all their Diamond Eyes tours and I was dissapointed when SoaD didnt come close to MD last time I saw them.

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theacademy
April 23rd 2012

28232 Comments


which one isnt because theyre both more nu metal than slipknot and nobody has a problem calling slipknot nu metal

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
April 23rd 2012

49788 Comments


Slipknot are barely nu metal sometimes

macadoolahicky
April 23rd 2012

1835 Comments


We're only 23 posts in and we're already talking about Slipknot...

Nikkolae
April 23rd 2012

4767 Comments


supnitk pls

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Makemebad35
April 23rd 2012

737 Comments


Both bands have been great live. I'm sure this will be an awesome tour.

macman76
April 23rd 2012

373 Comments


I was about to gasm until I read that none of these dates are anywhere near the west coast

Gwynbleiddsfang
April 23rd 2012

363 Comments


Awesome.

I Was gonna travel to the US, i was unsure which state should i go.
this has made it easier.

IMZA1793
April 23rd 2012

843 Comments


SOAD new album nao

eleventhsun
April 23rd 2012

1475 Comments


I'm going to the heavy Toronto show, went last year and had a blast. There are some sketchy bands this year but it's a good time either way.

TrstN01
April 23rd 2012

800 Comments


Fuck, come to Ohio.

NonApplicable
April 23rd 2012

1927 Comments


SOAD suck live at the moment. Tones should be good though.

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Dylan620
April 23rd 2012

1013 Comments


"August 9, 2012: Comcast Center – Boston, MA"

YESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES!!!!!

This is going to be the best concert year ever for me - first Radiohead on May 29, and now SOAD AND Deftones on the same night!!!

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paxman
April 23rd 2012

4084 Comments


Would go for the tones and leave for the soad

spillingmercury
April 23rd 2012

877 Comments


Might go to the NY one depending on ticket prices. I'm not too crazy about SOAD but I really want to see Deftones; I'm still pissed that I missed their tour with DEP last year.

elephantREVOLUTION
April 23rd 2012

2733 Comments


i'm probably gonna be driving to one of these from ohio.

Recspecs
April 23rd 2012

9820 Comments


Holy fuck they would skip the south completely.

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Gwynbleiddsfang
April 23rd 2012

363 Comments


im still not sure if i should leave onde the Tones start playing.
Not interested in them.

Ssssssss
April 23rd 2012

683 Comments


Lol sweet holmdel in nj is like 30 minutes away might just have to go

sixdegrees
April 23rd 2012

16777 Comments


fuck yeah! Too bad I live in the middle of nowhere or i'd go and see them.

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Inveigh
April 23rd 2012

24793 Comments


I mean I'll probably try to go but seriously fuck Allstate, hate that place

IsItLuck?
Emeritus
April 23rd 2012

4926 Comments


fact: if a band doesn't come to your state, your state probably sucks infinite balls.

Also, this tour would be killer if it were the year 2001.

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DatsNotDaMetulz
April 23rd 2012

1715 Comments


That looks like a good tour. Shame it's only NA. Hopefully with Chi making good progress Deftones could possibly release Eros in the near future (by which I do mean within the next year or so, although it depends on Chi's recovery).

renegadestrings
April 23rd 2012

1435 Comments


"im still not sure if i should leave onde the Tones start playing.
Not interested in them."

"Would go for the tones and leave for the soad"

or you could show some respect and stick around for BOTH bands. you paid for the show, why bitch out early? who knows, you may find yourself enjoying all of it.

fsupride
April 23rd 2012

143 Comments


2000 is stoked








oops, wrong website

Apollo
April 23rd 2012

10266 Comments


might go to Heavy T.O.

FearThyEvil
April 23rd 2012

12241 Comments


I'm so trying to go to the August 2nd date.

paxman
April 23rd 2012

4084 Comments


Who the fuck would want to show some respect to System of a Down, you twat? They're the biggest bunch of assholes I've ever seen in music.

chaos17
April 23rd 2012

296 Comments


With System of a Down being an early favorite of mine, and Deftones being a band I've consistently loved since I was fourteen, I feel as if I have to go to this...despite the massive amounts of douchebaggery I feel will be present in the crowd.

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chesse13
April 23rd 2012

2326 Comments


still waiting on that deftones album

Mordecai.
April 23rd 2012

8270 Comments


aaaaah fuck I want to go. Deftones will play Mein.

fsupride
April 23rd 2012

143 Comments


aren't the about to enter studios or already finished recording?

oltnabrick
April 23rd 2012

30112 Comments


Im going to go and see both...because I like both

deathofasalesman
April 23rd 2012

5810 Comments


Caught them when they were in the West Coast. Fucking awesome live!

blastOFFitsPARTYtime
April 23rd 2012

1477 Comments


!

goop
April 23rd 2012

131 Comments


Oh my god. Why am I living in Australia

blastOFFitsPARTYtime
April 23rd 2012

1477 Comments


this^ (well, NZ, but same diff)

Jamdbz
April 23rd 2012

81 Comments


I fear for how much the tickets are gonna be for this.

Acanthus
April 23rd 2012

9537 Comments


Awesome lineup so far, lets hope the local supporting acts can keep up!


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JAV
April 23rd 2012

1921 Comments


Would go for deftones, not for soad.

AfterTheBreakdown
April 23rd 2012

7106 Comments


i might go to the chicago date.

VicariousIntent
April 23rd 2012

1593 Comments


So fucking pumped for this. Love both bands and give no fucks. To me, SoaD was all of the good things about the "nu metal" movement, and was one of the few bands from that scene that I would call truly "original". They were great at what they did and I still appreciate them for that. Toxicity is still an album that I love to blast in my car.

And Deftones are always fucking great.

Devastator
April 23rd 2012

2452 Comments


They better extended this tour past these EC dates. Never seen System live but Deftones are sooooooooo fucking good live.

PuddlesPuddles
April 23rd 2012

4765 Comments


< 3

squidwardtentacles
April 23rd 2012

39 Comments


Getting my tickets as soon as possible! This year is amazing for shows.

Devastator
April 23rd 2012

2452 Comments


Chino and Serj duet must happen.

goop
April 23rd 2012

131 Comments


"So fucking pumped for this. Love both bands and give no fucks. To me, SoaD was all of the good things about the "nu metal" movement, and was one of the few bands from that scene that I would call truly "original". They were great at what they did and I still appreciate them for that. Toxicity is still an album that I love to blast in my car.

And Deftones are always fucking great."

Everything about this ^

PuddlesPuddles
April 23rd 2012

4765 Comments


? Mein....

Captain North
April 24th 2012

6779 Comments


SOAD are so fucking boring live it's unbelievable.

guitarnater
April 24th 2012

917 Comments


My dad works for Comcast, I wonder if he could get me free tickets to the August 9th show, especially being one day after my birthday.

Too bad my dad is a dick and left my family.

paxman
April 24th 2012

4084 Comments


Yeah no I'm sure he'll get the tickets, but they'll be for his favorite children

guitarnater
April 24th 2012

917 Comments


That's probably me. I'm the only one of his children that still speaks to him.

paxman
April 24th 2012

4084 Comments


Well there you go

Emim
April 24th 2012

26482 Comments


SOAD are from LA what the fuck


and deftones are from sacramento, aka 30 minutes from my house


damnit.

YankeeDudel
April 24th 2012

9305 Comments


Ive heard mixed reviews on SOAD live.

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blastOFFitsPARTYtime
April 24th 2012

1477 Comments


They ruled a decade ago. And they still do.

renegadestrings
April 24th 2012

1435 Comments


Paxman apparently you've never heard of Limp Bizkit.

i will destroy you

YankeeDudel
April 24th 2012

9305 Comments


Cool. I just remember reading reviews on Ozzfest about 4-5 years ago and people were saying they were a little sloppy. That and other times too. But maybe Ill check this out in Joyzy.

Captain North
April 24th 2012

6779 Comments


I saw them earlier this year and they had no energy whatsoever. Just stood there and played, which doesnt work for the type of music theyre playing.

YankeeDudel
April 24th 2012

9305 Comments


Yea thats weird cuz their music is so spastic and what not. I always pictured Serge as a crazy dude but I guess hes getting old.

Gwynbleiddsfang
April 24th 2012

363 Comments


he's 44
Of course time has slowed him down, ask Zack de la Rocha.
He was a lot more active years ago.

"who the fuck would want to pay respect to System of a Down"
people who listen to good music you fucking tasteless cunt.

Gwynbleiddsfang
April 24th 2012

363 Comments


also, it's nice to see the love Deftones here.
i always see a lot of hate for them in other forums.

Tijnmans
April 24th 2012

353 Comments


"people who listen to good music you fucking tasteless cunt."

So you want to "pay respect" then you better bring your fucking wallet because you are gonna see one of the most expensive and horrible live acts ever! Besides the only arguable good album they ever made is toxicity.

renegadestrings
April 24th 2012

1435 Comments


quit while you're behind tijnmans... you clearly didn't understand my point

Gwynbleiddsfang
April 24th 2012

363 Comments


"the only arguable good album they ever made is toxicity."
bwahahahahahahahaha-No.
But whatever, not about to start an argument with some you.

blastOFFitsPARTYtime
April 24th 2012

1477 Comments


oh dear.

CrackeTheSkull
April 24th 2012

718 Comments


No west coast dates what the fuck this'd better not be the entire tour.

atavisticguilt
April 24th 2012

139 Comments


Awwww yeah Detroit

Captain North
April 24th 2012

6779 Comments


Iggy pop is like twice his age and 10 times as active

Inveigh
April 24th 2012

24793 Comments


yeah I saw System in '06 at Ozzfest. it was cool and a good time because of sneaking into the seats and getting drunk and stuff, but yea they just stood there on these like 4x4 carpets. It sucked.

love Deftones, but I've seen them 6 times and if it's $88 and on a Wednesday I doubt I'll be there

bloc
April 24th 2012

34669 Comments


Playing on carpets is nice

freedomofspeechnoway
April 24th 2012

411 Comments


Glad to see they are touring together so that they don't ruin any good tours individually.

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DotEight
April 25th 2012

5476 Comments


^

1.5
Deftones - Diamond Eyes

INFUCKINGVALID Opinion. Actually how did they even let you register on this site?

omgraptors
April 25th 2012

813 Comments


I don't think deftones have ever performed Mein with SOAD live. It would be cool to see that.

1ChrisRock
April 25th 2012

100 Comments


Aw, so SOAD isn't good live? :/

blastOFFitsPARTYtime
April 25th 2012

1477 Comments


I thoroughly enjoyed them. Ya, they don't have as much energy as they used to, but hey if you like their music, you'll get a pretty tight 2 hourish, 25+ song set (29 when I saw them).

MrElmo
June 20th 2012

1950 Comments


aww come to europe !

jayfatha
June 20th 2012

2882 Comments


They already did



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